Contrariness - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a fussy and eccentric disposition (syn: crankiness, crotchetiness, grumpiness)
...the admonition that we should not return hate with hate, but rather with its contrary—love...
The sisters gave contrary answers: one said “yes” and one said “no.”
We had contrary opinions on the issue.
Without contrary evidence, the jury will find her guilty.
The boat sailed against a contrary wind.
Contrary weather impeded the rescue efforts.